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PerSe Volare del Camino
- Mendoza, Argentina
PerSe is a personal project from Edgardo (Edy) del Popolo and David Bonomi. The pair met in 1995, while working together at a local winery and are now considered trailblazers on the Argentine wine scene. David is one of the most knowledgeable oenologists in the Uco Valley, with on-the-ground experience from Altamira in the south to Gualtallary in the north. Edy was practically born under a grapevine: his parents owned vineyards in north Mendoza, he went on to study oenology and agronomy, and when the winery he was working at was sold to the Santa Rita Estates.Gualtallary is a high-altitude zone in the department of Tupungato in the Uco Valley. David and Edy work with small plots of just 0.2-0.5 hectares, situated at around 1,300 meters. Due to the altitude average day and nighttime temperatures are 3-6 degrees lower than in the city of Mendoza, they choose their sites carefully as only certain plots can produce grapes that reach the quality they are aiming for.
"The 2016 Volare del Camino could very well be a different wine, as the source for the grapes has changed to a vineyard inside the Gualtallary Monastery, more specifically, from the higher altitude and steepest part of a plot planted in 2010. This was produced by selecting the less vigorous plants, which resulted in fewer grapes (and fewer bottles) than in previous years (oh, dear!). It fermented in a similar fashion as in the past, in plastic bins with indigenous yeasts, and it matured in used barrels for 16 months. This is the wine where I see more differences between the 2015 and 2016 vintages, perhaps because they are sourced from different places. The main difference here is the quality of the tannins. This is beautifully textured and fine, getting closer to the Iubileus. Only 600 bottles were filled unfiltered in October 2017." 96+ pts, Luis Gutiérrez
"The third vintage of this 100% Malbec sourced from a shallow limestone and granite vineyard at 1,450m in Monasterio, a tiny, prestigious sub-region of Gualtallary in Uco Valley. Focused and taut, with a nose of tight black fruit. Elegant and harmonious palate of dark berry fruit, with notes of plum and spicy cherry, underpinned by minerality and freshness with fine-grained tannins. Fresh and lingering finish. Only 1,200 bottles produced." 96 pts, Julie Sheppard, Decanter
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|Duty Paid / In Bond||In Bond|
|Wine Type||Red wines|
|Wine Style||Hearty Red|
|Winemaking||Sustainable farming, Vegan wines, Vegetarian wines|
|Drinkability||Early in drinking window|
|Food Match||Occasions - Barbecue, Red Meat - Beef bourguignon, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Charcuterie, Red Meat - Roast Lamb, Red Meat - Steak & Kidney Pie, Red Meat - Veal|
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